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Stepping out: the flâneuse claims the city for herselfSubscription

By Lauren Elkin

Forging a pattern for a new archetypal character distinct from that of her oft-cited male counterpart, the flâneuse savours the city and surrounding life in a way that has historically been denied her

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Phases of home lifeSubscription

By Helen Charman

after Alison Smithson

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Pyjama party: what we do in bedSubscription

By Beatriz Colomina

Place of work, protest, creativity, sexual gratification as well as slumber – the bed hosts myriad activities

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Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013)Subscription

By Kate Wagner

Ada Louise Huxtable made history as the first full-time architecture critic at a US newspaper when she joined the New York Times, and was later awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970

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‘An image for me should never be completely defined’: How Hélène Binet's photographs changed the way we look at architectureSubscription

By Mark Pimlott

Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2019, Hélène Binet’s photographs are more than simply representations of the buildings they depict. They are distinct works in their own right

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‘My intention was never to be an architect’: Elizabeth Diller's role in the contemporary creative landscapeSubscription

By Edward Dimendberg

Absorbing and elaborating creativity from a wide array of artistic endeavours is, winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller’s forte.

Architect of the Year Winner

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Hungarian rhapsody: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, by O'Donnell + TuomeySubscription

Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2019 winner: O’Donnell + Tuomey’s progressive building for the Central European University in Budapest, dedicated to open minds, borders and society, converses in the city’s language of courtyards and rhythmic stone 

Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture Winner

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Rural restoration: Xu Tiantian, DnA, ChinaSubscription

Women in Architecture Moira Gemmill Prize winner 2019: hidden deep in the heartlands of Songyang, Xu Tiantian’s network of small but sophisticated structures is transforming the Chinese countryside

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Stephen Taylor joins the jury for the AR House awardsSubscription

Founder of Stephen Taylor Architects is the first annonunced on this year’s AR House judging panel

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Entries open for AR House 2019Subscription

Now in its tenth year, The Architectural Review is seeking the most innovative and creative houses in the world – enter the AR House awards now

Latest AR issues

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    AR February 2019 on Failure

    Jørn Utzon | Case Design | Rotor | Minoru Yamasaki | Oscar Niemeyer | Foster + Partners | 6A | CTA | Haworth Tompkins | Assemble | ZUS | Typology: Power Station

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    The AR December 2018/January 2019 Book issue

    Features on books and buildings, with pieces exploring the architecture and influence of books as well as libraries and archives from across the world including the winner of the AR Library awards

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    AR November 2018 on Emerging Architecture

    Fourteen architects under the age of 45 to watch from around the world, plus pieces on the Netherlands and Amsterdam, where the winner of the AR Emerging Architecture awards 2018 will be announced

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    AR October 2018 on Food

    Feilden Fowles | Studio FH | Light Earth Designs | IPPR | Metro | Caruso St John | Ateliermob and Colectivo Warehouse | Cooking Sections | Jean Nouvel | Urbain Dubois | Typology: Market hall

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    AR September 2018 on Belgium

    Robbrecht en Daem | de Vylder Vinck Taillieu | Marie-José Van Hee | 51N4E | MSA | V+ | L’Escaut | OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen | noAarchitecten | AgwA | Dom Hans van der Laan | Lucien Kroll | Typology: Law court

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    AR July/August 2018 on AR House + Furniture

    ZAV | Schemata | Vo Trong Nghia | Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez | Aalto University Wood Program | Mesura | O’BVDSH | Junya Ishigami | Charlotte Perriand | Olson Kundig | Amin Taha + Groupwork | Lu Wenyu | Sigurd Lewerentz

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    June 2018 on Power and Justice

    Renzo Piano Building Workshop | de Vylder Vinck Taillieu | Kieran Timberlake | Emergency Architecture & Human Rights | Youssef Haidar | CF Møller | Combas | Forensic Architecture | Danae Stratou and Yanis Varoufakis | Piranesi | Typology: Prison

  • 20180423 cover ar intensity

    May 2018 on Intensity

    Allies and Morrison | John McAslan + Partners | Mossessian Architecture | Andreas Gursky | Urbz | Terry Farrell | Ingenhoven Architects | Urban-Think Tank | PRODUCTORA | Moshe Safdie | Frank Gehry

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    April 2018 on Rethinking the rural

    Dessin et Construction | Carmody Groarke | Dorte Mandrup | Invisible Studio | Plan:b arquitectos | Edwin Lutyens | Typology: Building for animals

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    March 2018 on Women in Architecture

    Wolff Architects | WISE Architecture | MAIO | Gabinete de Arquitectura | Dow Jones | Paredes Pedrosa | 6a Architects | Barclay & Crousse | Amanda Levete | Madelon Vriesendorp | Zaha Hadid

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    February 2018 on Korea

    Kim Swoo Geun | David Chipperfield Architects | CoRe Architects | STPMJ | Kim Jong Kyu | Mass Studies | Iroje | Byoungsoo Cho | Sewoon Sangga | Paju Book City | Typology: Bathhouse

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    December 2017/January 2018 on New into Old

    Teget | Wingårdhs | O-office | ZHA | Duggan Morris | Diederendirrix | Heatherwick Studio | Flores & Prats | MVRDV | LOWDO | Jørn Utzon | Rafael Moneo | Cedric Price

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    November 2017 on Emerging Architecture

    Emerging Architecture awards | Berlin | Archive: Hans Scharoun’s Philharmonie | Karl Friedrich Schinkel | Franz Hessel | Typology: public toilet

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    October 2017 on After the revolution

    Social Condenser | Narkomfin | Program 200 | Alexander Brodsky | Alexey Ginzburg | DK-CM | Sergey Gnedovsky | Nowadays | El Lissitzky

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    September 2017 on Facades

    Gottfried Semper | Amin Taha + Groupwork | Caruso St John | Li Xiaodong | COBE | Rocha + Carrillo | Avenier Cornejo | John Portman | Typology: Shop

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    July/August 2017 issue on Home

    NL & XVW | Jo Noero | Studio Mumbai | GENS | CUHK | Lund Hagem | Lisa Shell | Lab.Pro.Fab | AHO & Kengo Kuma | Brinkworth | Charles Moore | Typology: Hotel

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    June 2017 issue on Water

    Superpositions | Philippe Rahm | Johansen Skovsted | AL_A | Vector architects | RAAAF | Plug architecture | RCR | Frank Lloyd Wright | Typology: Dam

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    May 2017 on Africa

    Wolff Architects | Ross Langdon + Studio FH | David Adjaye | Urko Sanchez | designworkshop:sa | Diébédo Francis Kéré | Typology: Skyscraper

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    April 2017 on Form

    Herzog & de Meuron | Neri & Hu | Glenn Murcutt | KWK Promes | Christ & Gantenbein | OMA | Patkau Architects | Typology: Airport | Martin Heidegger 

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    March 2017 on Shared Space & Women in Architecture

    SO–IL | Montiel | Mangera Yvars | 5468796 | Taller | XTU | Marks Barfield | Leers Weinzapfel | Typology: Public Square | Denise Scott Brown

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    February 2017 on Craft

    1438: Studio Mumbai | Peter Zumthor | Peter Salter | Liu Jiakun | Gianni Botsford | David Adjaye | Wim Goes | Fernando Menis | Typology: Studio | William Burges 

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    December/January 2016-17 on Celebrating 120 Years

    Rare and unseen archive pieces plus commentary from: Norman Foster | Patrik Schumacher | Beatriz Colomina | Yvonne Farrell | Gillian Darley | Peter Cook

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    November 2016 on Health & Death

    Death | Paul Lukez | Juan Carlos Salas | Fieldoffice | Typology: Crematorium | Boullée | Health | Karlsson/Vilhelm Lauritzen | Foster + Partners |  RUF | Aalto

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    October 2016 on Emerging Architecture

    1435: 18 rising global stars, including Frida Escobedo and Beals Lyon, plus profiles of past winners: Bjarke ingels | Klein Dytham | Thomas Heatherwick | Sou Fujimoto 

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A losing game: harnessing failureSubscription

By Keller Easterling

From mass migration to climate change to the crisis of capitalism, engaging with failure could unveil a new global geography of value

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Structural failure: accidents waiting to happenSubscription

By Adrian Forty

Sudden collapses and disasters betray the fact that all buildings are subject to endemic uncertainty

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Money talks: Bloomberg London, UK, by Foster + PartnersSubscription

By George Kafka

At a cost of £1.3 billion, was the 2018 Stirling Prize winner ‘too big to fail’?

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Temples of ignorance: boundaries blur between book collections and the buildings that house them Subscription

By Maarten Delbeke, Emma Letizia Jones

As building and as metaphor – from the civic space of the library to Giulio Camillo’s ‘theatre of memory’, architecture plays a crucial part in the structuring and disposition of knowledge 

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Volumes of words: the architecture of the pageSubscription

By Hannah Gregory

Reciprocities between text and architecture open up new ways of reading

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Square the circle: Green Square Library in Sydney, Australia by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart ArchitectureSubscription

By Andrew Mackenzie

AR Library Winner: unconventional but uncompromising, Stewart Hollenstein’s Green Square development offers far more than the typical library

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Triple Dutch: while the Superdutch play abroad, what's happening at home? Subscription

By Hans Ibelings

In reaction to the international fame-chasing of the Superdutch, some architects at home are refocusing on architecture’s essence while others are redefining the role of the architect entirely

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Zero tolerance: Amsterdam, the cradle of capitalismSubscription

By Alex Raúl

Despite a historical culture of tolerance, the Netherlands is also guilty of oppression. With the global rise of the far right, perhaps it is time for Amsterdam to reassert its liberal values

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Hides of industry: Johansen Skovsted, DenmarkSubscription

Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter are increasingly drawn to post-industrial rural sites where they can deploy wider regeneration initiatives

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Rites of passage: Yu Momoeda Architecture Office, JapanSubscription

Poetic sensibility married to a burgeoning ceremonial theme distinguish recent projects by Yu Momoeda Architecture Office 

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Oenological restorative: Aulets Arquitectes, SpainSubscription

Preoccupied with the preservation of the architectural culture of Mallorca, Aulets learn from the simple structures of their namesake to create sustainable and contextual local architecture 

AR Emerging Architecture 2018 shortlist

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Hungry for change: cities don't feed themselvesSubscription

By Carolyn Steel

For thousands of years food has shaped civilisation, but with the swelling of the world’s megacities, how can we avoid eating ourselves to death? 

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Come dine with me: the dinner party, art, and revolutionSubscription

By Rahel Aima

Beyond its middle-class suburban origins, the dinner party has challenged perceptions and catalysed art movements

More from the Food issue